May 18, 2016

Some Texas State Living Centers Have Flint-Level Lead in Water

Water tests at State Supported Living Centers in several Texas cities has revealed toxic lead rivaling the amount found in the water system in Flint, Michigan. Read more.
March 5, 2015

Pennsylvania Reveals 243 Cases of Water Contamination from Oil, Gas Drilling Operations

The Associated Press reports that Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection has released details about water contamination cases that occurred in 22 counties, including one drilling operation that that contaminated the water of multiple wells. The well issues […]
February 17, 2015

Dallas Sues Sabine River Authority Over Water Rate Hike

Since 1981 Dallas has paid about $3 million annually for raw water that comes from the shrinking Lake Ford Reservoir in East Texas, but now the Sabine River Authority has […]
February 3, 2015

Serious Water Issues Face Texas, New Mexico

Southern New Mexico and West Texas surface water levels are just slightly above hundred-year lows.  Meantime legislation that funds regional water conservation research and development is about to expire. Read […]
February 2, 2015

Drought Causing California Weeds to Florish

California’s ongoing drought is causing water weeds to grow, choking the huge Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta. The problem arises because less cold mountain runoff warms the water to ideal temps for the weeds […]
January 28, 2015

Austin Suburbs are the Scene of Looming Water Wars

Electro Purification of Houston plans to pump 5 million gallons of water a day from the unregulated Trinity Aquifer and sell it to rapidly growing Austin suburbs. Under the state’s […]
January 27, 2015

Some Central California Water Wells Contain Harmful Uranium

One-quarter of household water wells in parts of California’s Central Valley contain potentially harmful levels of uranium, according to a U.S. Geological Survey. The problem is blamed on higher-than-expected uranium […]
January 27, 2015

New Texas Ag Commissioner Will Focus on Water

Recently elected Texas Department of Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller plans for his agency to play a more active role as it relates to the state’s water.“We’re going to have a […]